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ATTACK - THE BATTLE FOR NEW BRITAIN


Published 1944


Department of Defense

PIN 20361

ATTACK - THE BATTLE FOR NEW BRITAIN

ATTACKS ON ARAWAE AND CAPE GLOUCESTER ON NEW BRITAIN FROM PLAN OF ATTACK TO FINAL VICTORY.



Producer Department of Defense
Language English

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Reviewer: Jilly9 - - January 21, 2012
Subject: US War Dept Film


Hour-long War Dept documentary on the Battles of Arawe Beach and Cape Gloucester in New Britain / Papua New Guinea.

Film begins with the build-up to the battles as troops mass in preparation, with help of native Papuans. ("Fuzzy wuzzy's" in the film's non-PC vernacular.) Film details the complications of warfare in jungle, mud, terrain. Ends with shots of wounded and wreckage of war.
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